The Early Learning Lab is a new venture designed to catalyze the innovation and learning needed to support great teaching and caregiving for all young children. The lab uses new tools and approaches in partnership with others to design, test, and promote the large-scale adoption of effective and...
Informing state policymakers considering a switch to PARCC.Read more
New studies help advance the science of education research.Read about the studies
Performance-based bonuses within TIF program drive small, positive impacts in reading.Read more
A high-quality education is critical to the future of our nation's children and our country's economic success, but many lack access to effective teachers and schools. Mathematica studies public and private efforts to improve the quality of education and competitiveness of our workforce. Our work helps advance the science of education research and further discourse about education reform.
Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab
In the School Choice Era, Making Shopping for Schools Easier
This project is running an experiment to learn how best to curate and present school choice data so that it is easy to use and understand and leads to smart choices.
Senior Systems Analyst
Mark Brinkley has more than 20 years of experience using SAS to process, analyze, and report on many different types of administrative and survey data.Featured PublicationsTopics
- School Reform
- Medicaid and CHIP
helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.